Schedule Oct 02, 2002
Why Didn't We Have Lasers 25 Years Sooner?
Dr. Charles Townes, Berkeley
History of the laser discovery and development will be discussed with emphasis on the sociology of science (interactions within the scientific community) and the effects of important scientific ideas in blocking alternative paths of thought.

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